Category Archives: Canterbury

Honesty Box

Facing the back of the Old Canterbury University West of this Y yet East of this Y is what must be the smallest public Advertisements

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Cultural Shift

We must have been having terrible weather lately because I received a couple of emails (even one from Oz) asking how we’d fared with the storms that have hit Canterbury recently. Well thanks for asking We’re fine We had a … Continue reading

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a walk in the park

Cautionary note to readers – this post is not compatible with mealtimes A few weeks ago I’d taken my mother to Christchurch Hospital for an appointment.  I’d no sooner got her settled back in the rest home when I got … Continue reading

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Letting in the light

When the Cook Strait kowhai blooms and the snow-line creeps closer On frosty  mornings

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In the hills of Cheviot

North Canterbury Farm Forestry Association visited a couple of farms near Cheviot last Thursday. The first is a small–holding north of Cheviot that was enthusiastically planted and landscaped around 20 years ago, with ponds ornamental trees and walnuts. The property … Continue reading

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